Canadian Food Inspection Agency

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Equine Infectious Anemia in Alberta

A positive Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) result was confirmed for a horse located on premises in Lacombe County, Alberta.

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Equine Infectious Anemia Reported in Alberta and Manitoba

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency reports, there are three confirmed cases of Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Alberta and five in Manitoba.

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Comment on Proposed Animal Transport Law Changes

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) was undertaking a review of Animal Transport Law regulations for the first time in 30 years

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Proposed EIA Disease Control Program Update

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) is a persistent and incurable viral disease of equines (i.e. horses, donkeys, mules, zebras) which has nearly worldwide distribution. There is no available vaccine or treatment for EIA. It is a World Organisation for

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Support Improved Animal Transport Laws

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is undertaking a review of animal transportation regulations for the first time in 30 years. Changes have been drafted, but Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food has yet to bring them forward

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Ractopamine Update

This memo is further to our notice industry on February 14, 214 on the subject of ractopamine in feedstuffs wherein we reminded race horse owners and trainers that it remains their responsibility to obtain horse feed and supplements that are...

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Government of Canada and Partners to Develop National Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is working with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Equine Canada and partner organizations to develop a farm-level biosecurity standard that will help protect Canada’s equine industry from animal

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Woodbine Takes a Stand on Slaughter

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has released a statement to the Ontario racing community in order to make their position on horse slaughter clear.

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CFIA Removes Import Restrictions Related to Vesicular Stomatitis for Horses from Colorado

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has just removed the import restrictions related to vesicular stomatitis for horses from Colorado following the lifting of all the vesicular stomatitis quarantines in that Sate at the beginning of October. N

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Canadian Slaughter Plants Refuse US Horses

US horses are no longer being accepted by Canadian horse slaughter plants, according to multiple sources. The Shipshewana auction in Indiana confirmed reports that they have discontinued loose (slaughter) horse sales for an indefinite period of time.

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